In front of a 253 Sqdn Hurricane

Algeria, 1943


Algeria

© Ashworth Family
This poignant picture was taken in Algeria in 1943 at a time when 253 Squadron was in constant action.
Corran shows the strain experienced by a fighter pilot facing the possibility of death on a daily basis.
(I discovered the photo among those of my brother Arthur in 2008 - Vince Ashworth.)